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Grateful Dead Live at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on 1985-03-27




Set I:

d1t01 Mississippi Half-Step ~>
d1t02 Hell In A Bucket,
d1t03 West L.A. Fadeaway,
d1t04 Mama Tried ~>
d1t05 Big River,
d1t06 Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues *
d1t07 Brown Eyed Women,
d1t08 Tons Of Steel,
d1t09 Might As Well

Set II:

d2t01 Shakedown Street,
d2t02 Uncle John's Band ~>
d2t03 Playing In The Band ~>
d2t04 Drums ~>
d2t05 Space ~>
d2t06 Stella Blue ~>
d2t07 Turn On Your Love Light
Encore:
d2t08 Touch Of Grey


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Location Uniondale, NY

Source MAC: (FOB) 2 Sennheiser 421's > Sony D5 > TDK MA90's
Lineage MAC: Nakamichi CD2(azimuth adjusted)>RCA>Audiophile 2496>WinXP Pro>CEP 2.0>CD Wave Editor>Flac Frontend>FLAC16
Taped by Mark McCue, Adam, Monica, Johnny Kelly and Davey the beeker meade
Transferred by Alex Ford

Notes

Notes:

- * first time played
- CD cover included

Mic Config: pointed at the stacks, chest high on T Bar

Location: FOB, 20-25 feet from the stage, dfc.

Reviews

Reviewer: Go Faster, Get Rounder - - December 14, 2014
Subject: Killer FOB
This is a great recording of a fine show. I caught them in Hampton a couple of nights before, but this was a much better show than either of those. They broke Mississippi Half-Step back out. I was so bummed I missed it.

The Shakedown opening the second set is one of my absolute favorite versions. It isn't that it is their most inspired one ever, but the energy flowing from the crowd to the band and back is like a freaking supernova and this wonderful FOB AUD totally captures it. I think I was lucky enough to get a copy of this recording not too terribly long after the show -- my cassette has 1986 down as the date I recorded it and boy did I listen to that sucker.

If there are any energy fiends out there, you definitely want to get this one. Make sure to partake of the Mama Tried.

The Boys always seemed pretty venue driven to me. If I had to select all the shows I could have by picking just a few venues, Nassau would definitely be very high on the list. And if I think of just how much energy the shows had, Nassau tops the list.
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